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Title: Champions Of The Wild – Baboons / Vervet Monkeys
Starring: In Association With Discovery Channel
Across the world’scientists, activists and biologists dedicate their lives to studying some of the world’s rarest, most endangered species. Through years of close observation these individuals, often working against traditional scientific thought,have come to understand their animals better than anyone.They are the CHAMPIONS OF THE WILD.
BABOONS:based in Kenya’s Central Rift Valley, anthropologist Dr. Shirley Strum has been chronicling the lives of olive baboons, focusing on their sexual roles and social organization. For almost three decades she has been actively studying and protecting one special baboon troop- ,The Pumphouse Gang,.
VERVET MONKEY In the cool of a forest lives the Vervet monkey. Even these have a price on their heads. Driven into hiding and on the brink of extinction,these chattering skittish grey animals owe their lives to Jean Ballou who believes, that they are worth saving. Today they are found all over the world.Relive what Jean has taken 30 years to learn.